ABA RETIREMENT FUNDS
Does your retirement plan offer no out-of-pocket expenses, professional fiduciary services, a broad range
of investment options, and full-service administration? Ours does! The ABA Retirement Funds Program
(the "Program") has been providing affordable 401(k) plans exclusively to the legal community for 49
years. The Program's bundled approach allows your firm to keep its focus on the success of the practice.
We provide you with trustee, record keeping, tax reporting, compliance testing, investment management,
and participant communication services - all from a single source - at no additional cost to your firm.
Maybe it's time to find out what's inside your 401(k). Call us at 866-812-3580 for a free consultation or visit
www.abaretirement.com for more information and a prospectus.
The Alabama State Bar, through an arrangement with the American Bar Association, offers a full selection of materials from the ABA Web Store, including great books on law firm finance, management, marketing and technology produced by LPM Publishing, at a 15% discount.
To start shopping, just follow these easy steps:
- Visit the ABA Webstore and select the publications you wish to purchase.
- Click "check out" when you have finished shopping.
- Enter your credit card billing information.
- Enter/verify shipping information.
- Choose shipping method.
- When prompted, enter source code PAB5EALB to get your 15% discount.
- Once your order has processed, you will receive notification by email.
- Orders will be shipped directly from the ABA within 7 to 10 business days.
AIRMED AIR AMBULANCE
AirMed International is the country’s leading air ambulance company, offering unparalleled medical care and bedside-to-bedside transportation on a worldwide basis. AirMed gets you back home if you’re hospitalized while traveling. Find out more about the AirMed membership programand receive the discounted pricing offered through the Alabama State Bar.
CLIO PRACTICE MANAGEMENT
Clio is a web-based legal practice management system that is optimized to meet the needs of sole practitioners and small firms. Secure and easy-to-use, Clio overcomes many of the technical hurdles offered by conventional practice management solutions. Clio allows lawyers to simplify their workflow, thus freeing up valuable time to build their practice. Clio is regularly $49/month for attorneys and $25/month for non-attorney support staff. Members of the Alabama State Bar receive a 10% lifetime discount on their Clio subscription, bringing the monthly cost to $44.10 for attorneys and $22.50 for non-attorney support staff. Sign up today!
Corel is pleased to announce that we’re raising the bar on legal software with a special program designed specifically for legal professionals: the Corel Bar Association Program. We’ve selected our five best products for legal customers and made them available at up to 50% off! That means you can get productivity-enhancing tools for word processing, Tables of Authorities creation, PDF publishing, video playback and file compression—all at special savings. www.corel.com/barassociation
EASY SOFT – SIMPLIFY LAW PRACTICE
A leading legal software provider since 1986, Easy Soft offers specialized programs for real estate, family law, time, billing & trust account management and document automation (available as desktop and cloud versions). Over 15,000 users nationwide use Easy Soft products to increase office productivity. For more information and the free trial, visit http://www.easysoft-usa.com/partners/alabama-state-bar.html. ASB Members are eligible to receive a ten percent (10%) discount on all new desktop Easy Soft products:
- Legal Billing Software: Easy TimeBill (available as desktop and cloud versions) manages legal billing, time tracking and collection effortlessly.
- Trust Account Management: Easy Trust software (available as desktop and cloud versions) automates the entire trust bookkeeping process and helps maintain strict compliance.
- Family Law Software: Divorce Financials software (available as desktop and cloud versions) allow you to create and optimize various divorce financial settlement scenarios in minutes. Applicable to all 50 states.
- HUD Settlement Statement: Easy HUD software (available as desktop and cloud versions) prepares RESPA compliant HUD forms, closing docs, ledger, disbursements, 1099-S reporting.
FEDEX DELIVERY SERVICES
Alabama State Bar members are eligible to receive valuable discounts of up to 26% on select FedEx® shipping and business services. There are no costs and no minimum shipping, copy or print requirements to take advantage of this great member benefit. For more information or to enroll, please go to www.1800members.com/alsb or call 1-800-MEMBERS, your dedicated shipping program administrator at 1-800-636-2377 (8 a.m.–6 p.m. EST, M-F).
IDENTITYSECURE IDENTITY THEFT PROTECTION
Every 4 seconds, someone loses their identity. Is it time to protect yours? IdentitySecure guards against all of the main types of identity fraud, providing comprehensive protection you can count on.
IdentitySecure provides advanced protections against the three main types of identity fraud: new account fraud, credit card fraud and existing account fraud. In addition, most traditional identity protection methods are "reactive," meaning they work only after a crime has been committed against you. However, IdentitySecure offers an array of proactive measures that can help stop fraud before it occurs. This comprehensive identity theft and fraud protection costs $89 a year. Sign up for the ASB discount online.
LAWPAY CREDIT/DEBIT CARD PROCESSING MERCHANT ACCOUNT
The ability to accept debit and credit cards for legal fees and expenses is a great way to attract clients, improve cash flow and reduce collection efforts. A LawPay merchant account provides credit card processing designed for attorneys which allows you to direct payments to either your trust or operating account, as appropriate, and also safeguards your trust account from processing charges and chargebacks. Plus LawPay helps attorneys with PCI compliance and offers highly competitive rates. To learn more or set up your own account call 866-376-0950 or visit https://www.lawpay.com/alabar.
LEGAL DIRECTORIES ALABAMA “BLUEBOOK”
Legal Directories Publishing’s Alabama “Blue Book” is the official hard bound printed directory of Alabama lawyers.
It contains addresses and phone numbers; a roster of state-wide lawyers in both alphabetical order and by county; a guide to county, state and federal offices plus departments of the U.S. and Alabama government; a complete digest of courts; and professional associations including ASB officers, committees and sections. Also available in an electronic version. For information 800-447-5375 or go online to purchase.
LOCAL LAWYERS INTERNET-BASED CLIENT DEVELOPMENT
LocalLawyers.com is a legal Internet marketing company, located in Birmingham, Alabama, which develops city and statewide Lawyer and Law Firm profile websites with Lawyer Referral capabilities and a Reputation Discovery application which helps lawyer members manage their online reputations. Local Lawyers has partnered with the Alabama State Bar to provide all ASB members with a free, uniform, basic online legal directory listing. In addition, LocalLawyers.com’s Alabama City Network launched in December 2011 with BirminghamLawyers.com, and expects to add additional sites for HuntsvilleLawyers.com, MontgomeryLawyers.com, and MobileLawyers.com. Any lawyer whose address falls within one of these municipalities is also entitled to a free, basic city listing.
These free listings are handled automatically for all Alabama lawyers holding a regular license to practice law, and you do not have to do anything to obtain yours, however, if you do not actively practice or otherwise do not wish to participate, you may opt out of the directory by logging in to the ASB website and updating your Membership Information with this preference.
In addition to the free listings, ASB members may purchase Law Firm Profiles and Lawyer Profiles, all as a member benefit. For more information contact Jan Walsh, founder and president at 888-LAW-0520 or Jan@LocalLawyers.com or request more information online.
PENNYWISE OFFICE PRODUCTS
PennyWise offers a large selection of office supplies in addition to low prices and fast delivery. Bar members can save an additional 4-11 percent off PennyWise's already discounted prices. The electronic catalog allows members to order 24/7/365. Members can also order by mail, toll-free phone or fax. Call 1-800-942-3311 or visit PennyWise online. Be sure to tell them you are a member of the Alabama State Bar.
ROCKET MATTER PRACTICE MANAGEMENT
Rocket Matter is an online legal practice management and time and billing software solution with a simple, unique and beautiful interface. It allows you to seamlessly bill time as you go about your usual activities. Every activity you perform, whether calendaring, tasks, documents or other type of legal work is captured via its Bill as you Work™ technology. Compatible with PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, and Android, Rocket Matter supports trust account management, time and expense keeping, case management, calendaring and much more with military-grade reliability and security.
RUBY RECEPTIONISTS VIRTUAL RECEPTIONIST SERVICE
Ruby® Receptionists is the perfect solution for solo and small law firms. We’re the bright, friendly team of live virtual receptionists that provides top-notch service at a fraction of the cost of an on-site receptionist. Best of all, your callers will think they work in your office.
How Ruby® helps attorneys:
- Answer your calls with your custom greeting
- Let you know who’s on the line before transferring
- Transfer callers to you live wherever you are
- Answer FAQs about your firm
- Route calls based on the type of call (new clients, current clients, people from the court, etc.)
- Send voicemail messages to your email inbox
- Promptly relay messages to you via email or text
- Gather brief intake for potential clients
- Return calls on your behalf to confirm appointments, gather info, or relay a message
With the promo code ASB8 when completing the online Ruby service agreement, ASB Members enjoy their first 14 days free, an 8% discount on Plans A and B, free setup (a $95 value), and unlimited voicemail boxes at no charge. To learn more, visit the special ASB page or contact Diana Stepleton at 866-611-7829 or email@example.com.
VERIZON WIRELESS DISCOUNT THROUGH NPP
National Purchasing Partners is one of the nation’s largest group purchasing organizations, helping member businesses and professional organizations reduce costs through lower pricing on everyday business expenses.
NPP offers Verizon Wireless products and services including monthly voice, data, and Push-to-Talk plans as well as Verizon Wireless equipment and accessories at amazing discounts. ASB members with calling plans of $34.99 or higher may qualify for these discounts.
Within 48 hours of registering, you will receive an email from National Purchasing Partners (NPP) with your username, password and member ID. The email contains directions on how to access the Verizon Wireless agreement along with other vendor discount agreements. Within five business days of registering online, a Verizon Wireless representative will contact you to assist with the agreement. Registering with NPP is completely free to ASB members.
For more information about your current Verizon Wireless plan or phones, please contact ASB’s assigned Business Account Executive Peter Kurth at 256.200.4147, firstname.lastname@example.org.